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My 10 month old will cry and whine EVERY time someone eats, until he gets a bite. How do i break him of this habit.

And yes he gets fed for any people who want to make smart a$$ comments. lol


Asked by Anonymous at 9:14 PM on Nov. 22, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • feed everyone at the same time,or have others eat away from him

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:15 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • If you're looking to have him stop whining until he gets something, then stop giving him something when he whines - that just reinforces the behavior.
    But I'd be having everyone's meals at the same time. It would save a lot of trouble and establish a good habit of eating together as a family.

    Answer by Gaccck at 9:21 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Feed him first. Or make sure he gets the first bite. He is too little to know what he is doing is annoying to you.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 9:15 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • He got in this habit because you and other family members gave in to his whines because it was cute or he was insistent and got his way. Either way - you will have to put up with him being cranky and stand firm on saying "NO!" and meaning it. It will take a while. He didn't learn this overnight and it won't be cured overnight either.

    Answer by Babylove76 at 1:28 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Well, they are just all about "What do you have!?" lol. they are just very curious, and at this point in their lives.. The world revolves around them lol. So your baby probably just wants to try what you have. My son does the same thing.

    Answer by WhitneyMommyOf2 at 2:43 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • If it is at mealtime then he should be getting bits of the food if he can handle it. If people are snacking near him then that is unfair and they should be in an area away from him. OR be prepared to let him taste it if he can handle it. He is learning about food and you want him to eat a variety of things.

    Answer by elizabr at 8:55 AM on Nov. 23, 2010